Research funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports a three-pronged approach in teacher evaluations that includes students' test scores, classroom observations conducted by multiple people and feedback from students. Check out this story from The Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/gates-study-weve-figured-out-what-makes-a-good-teacher/2013/01/08/05ca7d60-59b0-11e2-9fa9-5fbdc9530eb9_story.html.
NebraskaMATH Thu. Feb. 14, 2013
- Math Challenge: Less than 1,000 Game
- Make 2013 a summer of learning
- Making sense of the Standards for Mathematical Practice
- The Problem with some teacher evaluation systems
- Bus trip to NCTM in Denver
- Gates Foundation study: What makes a good teacher
- Resource: Connecting NCTM Process Standards and CCSSM
- Kearney High School featured in NCTM newsbrief
- Ratzel: Teaching mathematical discourse
- Math joke for February: Why Units Matter
- What’s all this talk about rigor?
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